Pakistan Stock Exchange honoured the fallen and injured soldiers in the terrorist attack on June 29, 2020, in a solemn ceremony today. In order to pay tribute to the men who fell defending the Stock Exchange from the attack, a plaque with the names of the martyrs etched on it was unveiled at the Stock Exchange premises. Further, in a gesture of appreciation and support, donation cheques for the welfare of the families of the fallen and injured men were also presented to their family members. Also, cheques were presented to the men who shot dead the terrorists in the attack, as well as all the security personnel who were present on the day. PSX has worked with other donors to set up a facility that will support the families of the martyred on a long term basis.
The ceremony was attended by Chairman of the Board, PSX, Mr. Sulaiman S. Mehdi; Board Members of PSX; CEO PSX, Mr. Farrukh H. Khan; Chairman Pakistan Stock Brokers Association (PSBA), Mr. Aqeel Karim Dhedhi; Secretary General PSBA, Mr. Bilal Farooq Zardi; Board Members of PSBA; senior management of PSX; and representatives of Donors to the Support Facility for the attack affectees.
In a simple ceremony, the cheques were distributed amongst the affectees and their family members. An acknowledgement note of gratitude for the martyred & injured men and those who shot the terrorists was given by Mr. Farrukh Khan, CEO PSX, wherein he also thanked the donors for the support facility for the attack affectees. Mr. Aqeel Karim Dhedhi, Chairman PSBA, also addressed the gathering. Speaking at the occasion, the CEO of PSX, Mr. Farrukh Khan, said, “On behalf of PSX, I welcome you all and feel honoured that the family members of the martyred soldiers are here; these are the family members of the men who died fighting valiantly and courageously to protect us and an important pillar of the economy.